A nine year-old boy in China has become the latest victim of internet censorship when a letter he wrote for a homework assignment, in which he suggested that President Xi Jinping lose weight, was systematically erased from the internet by government censors.
An announcement from the Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis played a significant role in the brokering of a prisoner-exchange deal with Cuba along with the promise of restoring diplomatic relations with the communist nation.
The government of Pakistan has declared three days of mourning, beginning today, to remember that 148 people – mostly children – who were killed by Pakistani Taliban at a school yesterday.
Thousands of immigrants who are hoping the president’s controversial new executive order on immigration will allow them to stay in the country may soon have those hopes dashed as a federal judge ruled against the president yesterday, accusing him of making an unconstitutional end-run around Congress in drawing up the new law.
The Vatican has released its final report on the Visitation of U.S. Religious orders that took place between 2009 and 2012, striking a mostly positive tone but warning orders to insure that their spiritual practices are in harmony with Church teaching.
It’s been two years since that tragic December day in 2012 when a lone gunman stormed into Sandy Hook Elementary School and massacred 26 people, and many survivors are still suffering from a variety of mental health issues.
UPDATE 12:04 pm: Gunman and two hostage are dead.
Australian police have ended a 16 hour siege that took place in a cafe in Sydney Australia when a violent Muslim jihadist took more than a dozen persons hostage.
A shocking new report issued by jihad watchdogs found that in the month of November, 170 people a day died at the hands of jihadists around the world with a total of more than 5,000 losing their lives in just 30 days.